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Informatio n For Visitor s
(ird Festival Presents
d Premiere Saturday
ihnson Award Winner
Annual Brevard Mu
at Tr; ? sylvania Music
i opened Friday eve
ied this coming week
) featured vocal artists
?Id premiere of the
?position in the Thor
ss Ensemble Award.
August 20, at 8:15
Smith, contralto, will
Falla's El amor brujo.
?a under the baton of
itian Pfohl will offer
crture to Semiramide,
Symphony No. 7 in A
Jelius' A Walk to the
evening's program is
'A tribute to wind in
It will open with the
an award winner. A
Our Time, of Eino
Also programmed are
srenade for Thirteen
ments, a toccato of
lard Strauss' Serenade
jor for Thirteen Wind
and Ralph Vaughan
y afternoon at 4 p.m.
vill be joined by David
. in Mahler's Das Lied
le. The orchestra will
he program with
litary" Symphony iNo.
1 be available on the
during the Festival.
By Bobby Allen
A dance is scheduled for Sat
urday, August 21, in the F.Iks'
Hall in the Masonic Temple, be
ginning at 9 o'clock.
Music will be furnished by ,j
Bobby AUtn and his orchestra, of
The event is sponsored by
Beta Sigma Phi sorority.
N. C. National Forests
Draw Eight Million
More than eight million vaca
tioners visited two North Carolina
National Forests last year, three
million more than in 1952. Pis-,
gall's visitors totaled 5,365,930
and Nantahala's 2.982.011 Forest
Service records show visits by 702,
590 hunters and fishermen, and
Ecusta Paper Company, near
Brevard, has the world's largest
plant for the manufacture of cig
U. S. machines have a total of
about six billion rated horsepower.
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SUNRISE SEEN FROM A MOUNTAIN TOP is worth setting the
alarm for the dark hours. Lower peaks rise like islands from the
foam of rolling clouds. While the valleys remain in shadow, the
sun caps the heights with gold. This photograph, taken from Mt.
Mitchell, is typical of the spectacle which rewards the early
Visitor Total Up
[n Great Smokies
GATLINBURG, Tenn. ? A gain
?f nearly 13 per rent in attendance
o the Great Smoky Mountains Na
lonal Park during July brought
he visitor total for the year well
ihead of 1953.
The July total reported by the
i'ark Service was 566,413. as com
pared with 502,364 during July last
This brought the total for the
/ear to date to 1.371,664, or 4.65
>er cent above the 1.310.688 during
he similar period of 1953. Through
fune this year had been slightly
>ehind last year's attendance.
This year's July visitor total was
hird only to the all-time July.
952, total of 585.562. highest for
my month in park history. The
Vugust total in 1952 was 582.726.
leiping make that year's total at
endance an all-time record of 2.
;22,l52. The final total in 1953
This year's total through July
s greater than for any previous
From the mountains to the sea
forth Carolina's State parks cover
lore than 15.801 acres.
Copper, lead, zinc, clay, kaolin,
yanite feldspar and mica are
mong the minerals which have
een located in Haywood County.
Manufacturing thread by a new
roeess is the Belding-Cortelli
ant at Hendcrsonville.
To Open Aug. 19
At Lake Junaluska
More than 300 Methodist lay
men of nine southeastern states are
expected at Lake Junaluska Aug
ust 19-22 for the annual South
wide Laymen's Conference which
will feature eminent platform
speakers and daily workshops.
''In addition to conference and
district lay leaders, we hope to
? have a good representation from
' many churches," said J. Carlisle
! Holler, Columbia. S. C.. president
of the Southeastern Jurisdictional
Methodist Board of Lay Activities.
He is also lay leader of the South
He announced that the principal
speakers will include Bishop J.
Wascom Pickett, missionary to
India; Robert G. Mavfield of Chi
cago, executive secretary of the
Methodist Church's national Board
of Lay Activities; and Leroy Us
sery. businessman of Montgomery,
Workshop sessions will be devot
ed to study and discussions of
Methodist Men's Club$ in local
churches, "Christian Stewardship,"
and "Christian Human Relation
The William P. Few memorial ;
trophy, now held by Tennessee!
Conference laymen, will be award
ed the largest conference delega
In addition to Holler, other!
southeastern officers are James P
Stafford of Cary, Miss., vice presi
dent, and also the Mississippi Con
ference lay leader, and Charles R.
Paul of Geneva, Ala., secretary
treasurer, w ho Is lay leader of tin
Other conference lay leaders
are: R. H. Berg. Melbourne, Fla
Carl W. Haggard, Lexington, Ky
Robert E. Rooks, Mercer, Tenn
Festus M. Cook, Boza, Ala.; W
Jasper Smith, Bethel. N. C.,; Wal
ter L. Richard. Atlanta. Ga
lames G. Houston, New Albany
Miss.: Hollis C. Franklin, Marion
Ky.; B. I. Thornton, Cordele, Ga
C. Beasley. Murfreesboro, Tenn
Paul R- Ervin, Charlotte, N. C ,
A. G. Jefferson, Lynchburg. Va
and H L. Jackson, Dublin, Va.
Cape Hatteras Park
Adds Another 'First1
To North Carolina
With the development of the
country's first National seashore
oark, at Cape Hatteras, North !
Carolina adds another to its lis
of "firsts". The first English Co'
any was planted on Roanoke Island
'n 1885. The first airplane fligh'
was made near Kitty Hawk in 1903 ;
The Tarheel State has many other
historical and geographical firsts 1
including Mt. Mitchell, 6684 ft. j
highest mountain east of the Mis
sissippi; Fontana highest dam in |
the east; Fort Bragg, largest mili
tary reservation in U S . the larg
est rural population in the U.S.; '
and the largest school bus fleet.
But it is firsts" of another kind
that makes North Carolina the
pacesetter of the Southeast. It is
first in population, first in income,
first In industry and first to agri
Two Hundred Miles
Of Appalachian Trail
Runs Through N. C.
Appalachian Trail is the longest
hiking trail in America, extending
along the crest of the Appalachians
from Mt. Katahdin in Maine to
It enters North Carolina along
the Blue Ridge and follows near:
the North Carolina-Tennessee bor-;
der for about 200 miles through
Pisgah and Nantalaha National
Forests and the Great Smoky
Mountains National Park. The trail
goes over the liighest mountains
in Eastern America.
It is plainly marked, and shelters
campsites and aecommodations in
villages and resorts are available.
Thrte National Parks are located
in North Carolina: the Great
Smoky Mountains National Park,
the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the
new Cape Hatteras National Sea
shore Park. Over a million acres
of North Carolina are in National
Forests. State parks cover nearly
16,000 acres and offer camping and
picnic sites, swimming, boating
and hiking. Along 70,000 miles of
paved highways are more than 300
roadside tables and 18 roadside
parks complete with picnic
tables, fireplaces and rest rooms.
Within the state are four National
and six state historical site parks,
three wildlife refuges and twelve
wildlife management areas.
There are 85 summer camps in
North Carolina, 14 religious as
semblies and a year-round succes
sion of fairs and festivals. The
state's history is presented by five
outdoor dramas staged in open air
amphitheatres each summer.
Operated jointly by the State
Department of Conservation and
Development and North Carolina
State College is a minerals re
search laboratory at Asheville.
American Enka Corp. has a
three-million-dollar research and
nylon plant nearing completion at
the site of the present rayon plant
To Decorate Walls
Of Canton Library
Sketches from real life of Hay
wood County peaks, streams, flora
and fauna will soon cover the walls
of the new Canton Public Library.
The artist is Joy Postle (Mrs. Rob
ert Hlackstone), a Floridian who
came for a two-week vacation and
is remaining for a two-month
stint painting the inurals.
Mopntain laurel, rhododendron,
azalea and dogwood are among the
shrubs to adorn the main read
ing room. With them are bifds
placed according to their natural
The painting is' sponsored by
Reuben B. Robertson. Sr., and
Reuben B. Robertson, Jr.
BREEDSVILLE, Mich <AP) ?
William E. Frude, 64, is mayor for
the 38th time. He missed being
elected in 1952 because he didn't
This is the first time he's been
paid in office.
"Don't know how much it is,"
Frude says. "We didn't have any
provision for paying the mayor, but
I understand one was passed while
I was out of office."
An average of 66 railroad tank
cars were loaded every hour during
1953 in the United States.
The planet Mercury is 3,010
miles in diameter.
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